Being a criminal defense attorney, I see a lot of cases which involve drug use. Unfortunately, many of the cases involving drug use also include some form of drug addiction. There are many options for overcoming addiction, though, in many cases, Drug Treatment Court is the recommended option. But after all, what is Drug Treatment Court?
“Stand your ground” laws have taken the spotlight in the news lately, in part due to the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial in Florida. As a result, some Carolina residents have begun to question the status of North Carolina’s “stand your ground” law. Know what is acceptable and what is not!
UPDATE: As of 2/3/2016, the NC DOT has confirmed the “Orange Route” as the approved path to complete the I-540 project. Visit our resource: “THE ORANGE ROUTE IS APPROVED FOR WAKE COUNTY’S I-540 “SOUTHERN LOOP” for more information.
The answer to this question is YES! If you have been served with an Order to Show Cause regarding your child support obligation, you could be found guilty of criminal contempt.
Did you know that the majority of hunting and trapping violations in North Carolina involve baiting? The definition of baiting differs depending on the type of game being hunted. With hunting seasons right around the corner, be sure to know what the rules are and how they apply to you. Read more on our blog!
You have been hurt in an automobile accident and it is not your fault. What are you entitled to recover?
No matter how your property is being used today, as farmland, open space, or even residential use, North Carolina law requires it be valued for eminent domain purposes based upon its highest and best use.
“Should I take the breath test or should I refuse?” Although every case is different, there are some important factors that must be considered in making this decision.
We are entering our holiday season and many of us will be traveling. I hope you will be careful while traveling and resist the urge to text or email while driving.
A few years ago the answer to this question was a resounding “No,” but thanks to our Legislature we now have two relatively new statutes which allow felony convictions to by expunged from a person’s record.